Opinion

These schoolgirls must not die, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

If these schoolgirls are allowed to die, Nigeria should willing concede to being referred to as a Banana republic. More than two weeks after over 200 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state, were abducted by gunmen, and government’s inability to rescue them, the heightened fears that trailed…
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A government’s cluelessness, information blackout and our missing schoolgirls, ByGarba Shehu

The search for these Nigerian schoolgirls will probably be the most difficult search in human history, not the Malaysian Flight MH370. I am sure many of our readers still remember the story of Julie Ward, the 28-year old British wildlife photographer who was killed in Kenya in 1988. Julie went…
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Opinion

How Nigeria is romancing terrorism, By Dele Agekameh

Nigeria is now being stretched beyond its elasticity and when that happens, the possibility of breaking apart becomes real like the dawn of another day ------------------------------------------------ In recent times, Nigeria has been bedeviled by all sorts of vices and problems so much that when the country is trying to solve…
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Opinion

Boko Haram, Gov. Nyako and the President, By Frisky Larr

As 2015 draws closer, the focus in Nigeria is now increasingly set on the performance and professionalism of media operatives. After all, communication media are the mouthpiece and reflector of political activities and public feedback. It is not for nothing that the media is scientifically assessed as the unofficial fourth…
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Opinion

Examination Malpractice Is Destroying Nigeria’s Future(II), Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú 

Continue from last Three decades of sustained leaking of questions at national examinations has bred an array of consequences. Good students are discouraged from studying hard and are tempted to join the bandwagon as they see others get away with corrupt behaviours. The cheating contagion infects widely as more and…
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Opinion

Understanding the dreams of your kids? By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

It is common in our part of the world to simply send kids to school, spending huge resources on the education of their children. But what many parents are not good at is helping those children to have a dream, and work towards achieving that dream. Instead, the parents decide…
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Opinion

The Time Of The Gross Domestic Producers, By Okey Ndibe

That Nigeria has passed South Africa as Africa’s largest economy—when calculated by Gross Domestic Product—is almost old news.  The coverage of that feat afforded Nigeria’s image a rare shining moment in the foreign media. As Uri Friedman wrote in The Atlantic, “Something strange happened in Nigeria on Sunday: The economy…
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